Diapensiales


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Diapensiales

[‚dī·ə‚pen·sē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
A monofamilial order of dicotyledonous plants in the subclass Dilleniidae comprising certain herbs and dwarf shrubs in temperate and arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
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